I read 100 books by women in 2016 and learned a few things along the way.
The milieu through which we swim
Crunching numbers on the latest Oxfam report
Most of the arguments against the Oxfam figures are asking us to look at all these molehills and ignore those few stupendously ginormous mountains.
Link OTD: DIY Feminist Cybersecurity
from HACK*BLOSSOM: A DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity – Take control of your digital spaces.
2016 Hoydens: Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher
When word came through of Carrie Fisher’s heart attack, and then of her death, and almost immediately after that of the death of her mother, Debbie Reynolds many of us felt we had been dealt a particularly harsh blow. No… Read More ›
Open Looking Forward to 2017 Thread
2016 has not been a good year at large. 2017 must be better, surely? Although…
Sunday Poetry: Agendas by Elaine Gallagher
Published on the Dangerous Women Project a few weeks ago.
Read This OTD: Invent A Phantom Enemy To Advance Your Culture Wars
Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy | The Long Read on The Guardian
This my axiom, by me, which is mine
Axiom: Recklessly broad generalisations lead to arseholery.
QOTD: on the blaming of progressive scolds/shamers for the rise of Trumpists
I wish all of you celebrating Thanksgiving a day that you feel good about afterwards, however you’ve decided to make that happen. Good luck. Here’s some jolly kittens to inspire you.
Read This OTD: Feminist Frequency & Lauren Chief Elk on Beyond The Safety Pin
This call-to-activism post from Anita Sarkeesian lists useful resources for those who want to become more politically engaged as they contemplate President-Elect Trump. So if you’ve been wondering what you can do, here’s some food for thought. Lauren Chief Elk and others have some thoughts as well.